Must-Have Outfits for Teachers

must-have outfits for teachers

Back to school shopping isn’t just for the kids! We have everything teachers need for their fall classrooms and year-round wardrobe. From casual Fridays to field trip outfits, you’re sure to find something you’ll want to wear 24/7 no matter if you're searching for student teacher outfits, preschool teacher outfits, elementary teacher outfits, or just looking to update your overall teacher wardrobe.

Tops for Teachers | Teacher Graphic Tees

 tops for teachers

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We like easy tops that can be worn with different bottoms for lots of outfit choices! Bonus – these styles come in multiple colors for cute teacher outfits. A graphic tee paired with comfortable flowy pants are perfect for preschool teacher outfits or kindergarten teacher outfits.

Classroom-Friendly Bottoms

how to style bottoms for teachers

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Comfort is key – especially if you’re in a classroom full of littles. Style a maxi skirt with a graphic tee or wear our bestselling tie waist pants with a button-up blouse. This effortless combination make the best casual teacher outfits while still keeping your teacher clothes professional and on-trend.

Cute Teacher Dresses 

dresses for teachers

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Instant teacher outfits that can easily be paired with a denim jacket or cardigan as the weather cools down or the AC in the school building gets cranked up! No teacher wardrobe is complete without some throw on and go teacher dresses.

Teacher Must-haves

closet staples for teachers

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These items are staples for any teacher’s closet. A tote bag is a must-have teacher item to carry all your essentials to and from the classroom. Cardigans and denim jackets are great layering pieces to mix and match with your other teacher attire. 

Casual Fridays

casual friday outfits for teachers

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Our favorite kind of teacher outfits! We love a graphic tee and jeans combination for the end of the week. Teacher graphic tees and teacher sweatshirts are trendy, cute teacher styles you'll wear on repeat - and not just in the classroom. Post a pic of your teacher ootd on Instagram and tag @pinklily for a chance to be featured!

Field Trip Outfits for Teachers

what to wear on field trips

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Favorites for field trips and great additions for any teacher capsule wardrobe! Pairing a graphic tee with comfy bottoms is an easy teacher outfit no matter where you’re headed. 

NEW Styles

new outfits for teachers

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Be sure to check out our Teacher Shop for all of our latest outfits for teachers including several new graphic tees and sweatshirts designed with teachers in mind!

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outfit inspo for teachers

Back to school shopping isn't just for the kids! Calling all teachers - it's your time to get a wardrobe refresh as well. This guide helps teachers find new outfit ideas that are suitable for both inside and outside the classroom.


teacher outfit staples

Shop Denim Jackets


Styles every teacher needs: effortless, dressy yet comfortable pants and a denim jacket. The Epiphany Moment Pants are available in 4 colors. With the tie belt detail, these pants are just the right amount of dressy professional for the classroom. You can also dress these up on the weekend with heels and a trendy bodysuit. Our Stay Beautiful Denim Jacket gives you endless layering options with sleeveless dresses, tanks, camis, and other blouses. Choose from a medium or dark wash hue.


teacher outfit inspo

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Everyday Styles

For an easy match, grab a flowy, neutral blouse and pair with a pair of our white jeans.

dresses for teachers

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We love an instant outfit especially when they’re comfortable for the classroom. Layered with Happiness and Not Mistaken Terracotta are good options if you’re not looking to layer with a jacket or cardigan. Giving your All Tiered Dress and Easy Living are perfect for matching with a denim jacket or textured cardigan. 


 casual friday outfits for teachers

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Casual Fridays

TGIF! Grab your favorite pair of denim and get casual.

totes for teachers

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It’s tote time! Every educator needs a tote for, well, all the things! 

Ambassador Picks

Pink Lily Ambassadors that are teachers themselves shared their favorites for the classroom.

Haven's outfit for teaching

“I love this outfit because it’s professional but still fun. Black pants are a staple for teachers and can be styled in so many different ways. I love the fun pop of color that the pink blazer brings to the style and the detail of the shoes!”

- Haven @teachingwithHaven

 Hannah's teaching outfit

 “I would wear this dress while teaching because it is so fun and comfortable! The sneakers are perfect for teaching since I’m on my feet all day.”

- Hannah @kinderqueen123

Angela's outfit

I love an outfit that can go from work to weekend and summer to fall.  This dress is comfortable, easy to move in, and looks great with a denim jacket. Throw on a cute pair of booties or flats, and you're classroom ready.”

- Angela @teachinginheelsblog


teacher graphic tees

Teacher Graphic Tees

Introducing new graphic tees for educators! These are just a glimpse at a few of the latest designs. These are great for training day and casual Fridays. Be sure to check out all of the debuting tees at